Nominations Open for 2019 First Nations Water Leadership Award!

Deadline: 12 December 2018 Nominations are now open for the 2019 First Nations Water Leadership Award which was created by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) to recognize First Nations individuals or organizations that have demonstrated leadership and outstanding dedication to the advancement of clean and safe drinking water in First Nations communities, today and for future generations. Eligibility Criteria Applicants can nominate: First Nations individuals, community members or … [Read more...]

Reaching All Children Challenge: Harnessing Social Protection to Enable Vulnerable Children Access HIV Testing, Treatment & Care

Deadline: 5 February 2019 Can you show one or more evidence-based interventions that demonstrate how social protection supports HIVs testing, treatment and care for children in low and middle-income countries? If yes, then apply for the Reaching All Children Challenge! The Positive Action Challenges in partnership with The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS is currently inviting applicants for its Reaching All Children Challenge. Prize Information Winners will be awarded up to … [Read more...]

IOC Women and Sport Awards: Promoting the Advancement of Gender Equality in Sport

Deadline: 18 January 2019 Nominations are open for IOC Women and Sport Awards which are given to women, men or organisations who have made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women’s participation in sport. The IOC Women and Sport trophies are awarded annually to promote the advancement of gender equality in sport. They recognise outstanding achievement and contributions made to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of women and … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 If you are 18 years or older and involved in the implementation of a Global Fund-supported grant or program anywhere in the world, then submit your entries for the Global Fund Partnership Photo Contest! Applicant's photos will help them show the importance and impact of the work being done across the globe to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Prize Information Global Fund will award a total of 6 prizes in two categories: … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Seed Awards in Science!

Deadline: 11 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Seed Awards in Science to help researchers develop novel ideas that will go on to form part of larger grant applications to Wellcome or elsewhere. Funding Information A Seed Award in Science is worth up to £100,000 for a duration of up to two years. Benefits research expenses, including research assistance staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and … [Read more...]

UNDP India: Seeking Entries for Heroes of Himalaya

Deadline: 30 November 2018 UNDP India is currently inviting applicants to share their conservation experiences and success stories in high-range Himalayan ecosystems, home to the magnificent snow leopard. The competition is a part of the SECURE Himalaya project, a project led by the Government of India in partnership with United Nations Development Programme, and with support from the Global Environment Facility. The project aims to ensure conservation of biodiversity, land and forest … [Read more...]

Applications Open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Applications are open for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2019 to recognize journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery or related financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges will review the submissions … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 European Press Prize

Deadline: 14 December 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for 2019 European Press Prize with an aim to be the brand for quality journalism in Europe. The key missions are aligning journalists and creating a community that recognises and strives for quality – one that helps each other fight foes too big for one person or organisation, as well as playing a defining role in emphasising the vital importance of fine reporting, shrewd analysis and outspoken comment. Each award is for 10,000 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Sankalp Africa Awards!

Deadline: 7 December 2018 Africa's most promising social entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the 2019 Sankalp Africa Awards. The Sankalp awards is a prestigious ceremony held annually that seeks to showcase innovative and successful companies within East Africa. The winners are not only recognized but they also get a chance to pitch before a delegation of more than 1000 stakeholders who include Investors, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), multilaterals, cooperates and development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!

Deadline: 1 March 2019 Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems. The Award recognizes that, in striving to meet the human challenges of today’s world, the most inspiring and remarkable work often defies any standard classification. The Right Livelihood Award is not an award for the world’s political, scientific or economic elite, but an … [Read more...]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program

Deadline: 11 December 2018 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity, and protection of the planet – people, … [Read more...]

2019 WISE Awards: Recognizing Innovative Practices that Transform Education & Society

Deadline: 15 January 2019 Qatar Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards to recognize and promote six innovative projects that address global education challenges and transforming communities. The selected projects are models of excellence that serve as an inspiration for others to improve education through innovation and creative action. Types of Project The WISE Awards recognize innovative educational projects that … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling!

Deadline: 2 December 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family are seeking entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. Last year, he had spoken of his dream to establish an award that would bring together his belief in great journalism with his commitment to progress in Africa. Award … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 National Geographic Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 The National Geographic Society (NGS) is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Buffett Award for Leadership in Africa and Latin America. The annual National Geographic Society/Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation were established by the Society and The Howard G. Buffett Foundation to recognize and celebrate unsung heroes working in the field. Award recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to National Geographic Society through a rigorous … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award!

Deadline: 8 February 2019 Do you know an inspirational individual or group making a difference? If yes, then nominate someone today for 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. UNHCR are searching for heroes supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Award Information The winner will receive USD 150,000 to invest in their humanitarian work. Four regional finalists will also be selected and honoured. Eligibility Criteria Any individual, group of people or organization … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018-2019 International Green Gown Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Nominations are open for 2018-2019 International Green Gown Awards to recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges. The Awards cover all aspects of educational institutions – from their teaching and research, leadership, buildings and food to how students can benefit the quality of life in the communities around them. The Awards provide the sector with benchmarks for excellence and are respected by Government, funding … [Read more...]

Institute of Institutional Education: Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Institute of Institutional Education (IIE) is accepting nominations for its Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East, awarded annually, to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Arab and one Israeli, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. Prize Goals Advance the cause of peace in the Middle East Reward those who are courageous and committed to work to overcome the religious, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFF’s Matching Awards Program (MAP)!

Deadline: 23 January 2019 The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is inviting applicants for its Matching Awards Program (MAP)  in order to provide funding for results-oriented on-the-ground projects that enhance forest health and outdoor experiences on National Forests and Grasslands. Program Areas Outdoor Experiences Program Area The NFF supports results-oriented, on-the-ground, projects that improve the quality, condition, and care of Outdoor Experiences on National Forests by: … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2020

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The Sydney Peace Foundation is inviting nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the remarkable people at the … [Read more...]

Conservation Leadership Programme: Accepting Applications for 2019 Future Conservationist Awards

Deadline: 28 November 2018 The Conservation Leadership Programme is accepting applications for its 2019 Future Conservationist Award to support projects in the Latin American & Caribbean region focused on either tree species or non-avian marine species based in seaward habitats. The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is a training and capacity building programme that targets individuals from developing countries who are early in their conservation career and demonstrate leadership … [Read more...]